On Thursday, July 18 at the
Peabody Essex Museum
(PEM) for a celebration of Midsummer Night with cocktails, conversation and Russian music and dance performances by the Barynya Russian Dance, song and music Ensemble of New York City.
People took advantage of the opportunity to visit the exhibition
for free and see the treasures created for the royal Russian family.
Established in 1991, ensemble Barynya presents Russian, Cossack and Jewish traditional dancing and music on instruments including the balalaika, balalaika contrabass, guitar and garmoshka. Barynya has been invited to perform at some of the most prestigious cultural venues in the U.S., including Carnegie Hall, the Smithsonian, the United Nations and the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
The program of the performance included "Pidmanula", "Barynya", "Subboteya", "Hopak", "Dark Eyes", "Cossack dance", Ivan Kupala dance, "Moscow Nights", Balalaika Medleys, "Katyusha", "Kalinka", "Two Guitars", "The Long Road", "Along The Don River", and other popular selections.
Ensemble Barynya is available for hire for the performing art centers, school assemblies, festivals, colleges, libraries, concert halls, restaurants, private and corporate events as one powerful ensemble or in smaller groups.
July 30th, 2020, virtual performance for the Stoughton Public Library, Stoughton, Massachusetts
On Thursday, July 30th, 2020 starting at 2pm ensemble Barynya presented one hour concert for the Stoughton Public Library, 84 Park St., Stoughton, MA 02072. Phone: 781-344-2711. The program was titled "BARYNYA. From Russia With Love. Music, songs, and dances of old Russia".